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Brazilian Television Had its First Gay Male Kiss Last Night: VIDEO

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Two men kissed for the first time on Brazilian TV on Friday in Amor à Vida, a soap opera produced by Rede Globo, the country's largest network, as the result of a campaign on social media.

The kiss took place between the show's closeted villain, Felix (Matthew Solano), who redeemed himself in the eyes of the audience and came together with Niko (Thiago Fragoso) after Felix's father suffered a stroke and they decided that their lives would be better together rather than apart.

Back in 2005, hunky soap star Bruno Gagliasso filmed a gay kiss that was supposed to have aired on the popular soap América, but the scene was cut from the broadcast.

Watch Amor à Vida's kiss scene, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Gay icons

    Posted by: Regina | Feb 1, 2014 11:31:05 AM


  2. the uncut scene. http://youtu.be/IbcLfptGpD4

    Posted by: mark | Feb 1, 2014 11:48:23 AM


  3. Oh so romantic, music, kiss soft and gentle. It seems soaps do it first, then prime time.

    Posted by: Matt27 | Feb 1, 2014 12:48:02 PM


  4. you call that a kiss?

    Posted by: DannyEastVillage | Feb 1, 2014 12:48:54 PM


  5. Mark's version is better.

    Posted by: DannyEastVillage | Feb 1, 2014 12:50:53 PM


  6. Matt27, soaps are a HUGE deal here, this was the primest of the times :) The last chapter of the most watched novela from Globo.

    Posted by: Syrax | Feb 1, 2014 1:51:18 PM


  7. Mahler 5th?

    Posted by: Juan Cruz | Feb 1, 2014 2:40:58 PM


  8. They were very cowards in America because people really liked the gay couple and it was the last episode (one of the guys was gorgeous), but at least it was the beginning of being inclussive, and the gay characters weren't linked to being the gay best friend of the female main character (one was her child and the other was an employee)
    The truth is telenovelas evolved a lot faster than american soap operas (maybe that's the reason they are not struggling with the ratings).
    Gays become more common in telenovelas and their roles are becoming more relevant.
    It's relevant to say that the roles of women in telenovelas evolved a lot in recent years too, from the damsel in distress who needs a man to strong women

    Posted by: jjose712 | Feb 1, 2014 3:10:46 PM


  9. Very funny Mark :)

    The original version is of course removed. But it probably exists somewhere else.

    Posted by: Randy | Feb 1, 2014 5:39:48 PM


  10. A version of the kiss scene has been put up again, at least for a while:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNpKsc4L2s0

    Posted by: Andrew | Feb 1, 2014 7:00:17 PM


  11. The music? Very close, Juan, it is the last movement of the Mahler Third Symphony

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIqoiSPgwUA

    Posted by: Andrew | Feb 1, 2014 7:09:00 PM


  12. OOOOOOOps, you are right of course, Juan, it is the Adagietto from Mahler 5

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjz2TvC2TT4

    Posted by: Andrew | Feb 1, 2014 7:26:37 PM


  13. Which one is supposed to be "hot"? They look like hairdressers.

    "What kind of guy does a lot for me
    Superman with a lobotomy
    My father's outta Harvard
    My brother's outta Yale
    Well, the guy I took home last night
    Just got outta jail"

    Posted by: enchantra | Feb 2, 2014 7:04:49 PM


  14. Why link these videos which are taken off as soon as they are posted? At least provide with an alternative link or post some stills, since it has become almost a given that the attached link will be barred.

    Posted by: Excuse Me! | Feb 3, 2014 10:06:20 AM


  15. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4FPZH9VilM

    Posted by: jj | Feb 3, 2014 8:03:58 PM


  16. Thank you JJ ; )

    Posted by: Excuse Me! | Feb 4, 2014 12:01:18 AM


  17. Video here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS7uJihvybw

    The kiss starts at 1:55, more or less.

    Posted by: Brazilian girl | Feb 4, 2014 3:25:13 PM


  18. Here too:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vgnc4fd9kow

    Posted by: Brazilian girl | Feb 4, 2014 3:29:12 PM


  19. Here too:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vgnc4fd9kow

    Posted by: Brazilian girl | Feb 4, 2014 3:29:13 PM


  20. They removed the video. But if you guys search it on you tube, you'll find. Try to search for the words "Felix", "Niko" and "beijo", and you'll certainly find the kiss scene.

    Posted by: Braz. Girl | Jun 21, 2014 2:28:30 AM


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